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  • AMBER ALERT Missing 9 Year old Girl in Pennsylvania!!! [Found, Ok]

    05/29/2019 7:08:02 PM PDT · by mabarker1 · 67 replies
    Family Member ^ | 05/29/2019 | Self/Family
    AMBER ALERT !!! Edinboro, PA ANYBODY in the Edinboro area..... She was last seen riding her bike on Kinter Hill Rd around 430 and has not been seen since. If you see her please contact Edinboro, PA police at 814-734-1712 with any information. This is Tori Fullerton the Daughter of Son in Laws Uncle.
  • After 20 years of AMBER Alerts… Are They Worth It?

    12/28/2018 9:38:00 AM PST · by Anti-Bubba182 · 39 replies
    "....ResearchGate: How do you view the success of AMBER Alert since its inception in 1996? Timothy Griffin: AMBER Alerts do certainly, in a sense, work. A minority of them assist in the recovery of abducted children. My latest dataset isn’t complete yet, but the success rate among all Alerts issued, as my colleagues and I measure it, will be, I estimate, around 20 percent. There is always an element of uncertainty, of course, because it is impossible to know what “would have” happened in any given AMBER Alert case, had no Alert been issued. However, in my reading of the...
  • Amber Alert: State Police Search for Missing West Virginia Girl, Armed and Dangerous Suspect

    12/20/2017 9:23:56 PM PST · by Morgana · 6 replies
    WOWK 13 NEWS ^ | Dec. 20, 2017 | WOWK
    GREENBRIER COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - A juvenile is missing from Greenbrier County and is believed to be with a convicted sexual predator. The Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department is requesting assistance in locating Nicole Hall, a 14 year old female who is believed to be with Christopher Rider, a 27 year old male and Charles Krafft, a 21 year old male. Hall is described as 5'8" 104 lbs and is described as having brown eyes and blonde hair.
  • Fears grow for Texas girl, 15, who left a goodbye note to her parents and vanished with her...

    11/30/2017 6:22:58 AM PST · by Morgana · 54 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Nov. 30, 2017 | DAILY MAIL STAFF
    FULL TITLE: Fears grow for Texas girl, 15, who left a goodbye note to her parents and vanished with her passport after connecting with an older 'predator' from California on Snapchat The family of a 15-year-old girl who has been missing since Sunday fear she may be with a much older man she met on Snapchat. Heaven Ray Cox from Mauriceville, Texas vanished on Saturday afternoon. Her parents said it was usual for the teenager to sleep in late at the weekend, but when they went to check on her she was gone. They now fear she may have been...
  • Amber Alert: Search for 3-year-old Mariah Woods enters day 4

    11/30/2017 5:23:30 AM PST · by Morgana · 27 replies
    WLOS ^ | Nov. 30, 2017 | Kristy Steward
    Onslow County, N.C. (WLOS) — Onslow County Sheriff Hans Miller is asking local residents who want to help in the search for a missing 3-year-old girl to check their own property. A statewide Amber Alert was issued for Mariah Woods after she was reported missing from her home outside of Jacksonville early Monday morning. Sheriff Miller said in a press conference Wednesday that property owners should look around their homes for any clues that might help find Mariah Woods. The FBI joined the search Tuesday. Mariah's biological father is questioning the reporting kidnapping, saying it's hard to believe no one...
  • Amber Ready Inc. Chooses Podesta Group as PR Agency

    Amber Ready, Inc. has decided to go with Podesta Group as their agency of record. The public relations company will be covering all media relations for the organization and is going to work on a campaign to help promote Amber Ready`s cell phone technology designed to help protect children. About 1.3 million children go missing every year and around 800,000 of those are reported to authorities. Fast action means everything in bringing these children home safely, but valuable time is spent on each case trying to gather the necessary information. Parents, upset and struggling, have to find a recent photo...
  • Amber Alert: 15-year-old girl abducted in West Texas

    06/23/2017 11:56:23 AM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    KXAN ^ | June 23, 2017 | Andy Jechow
    ALPINE, Texas (KXAN) — Authorities in West Texas are searching for 15-year-old Stormie Clemmer. The Brewster County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Andrew Akers, 20, in connection with her abduction. Akers is driving a 2000 Ford Ranger with an unknown license plate number. He was last heard from in Alpine, Texas. Law enforcement officials believe the child is in grave or immediate danger. Clemmer is described as a white female, 5-foot-7, 100 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes. She was last seen wearing a black shirt, blue jean shorts and hiking shoes. Akers is described as a white male,...
  • Interest in Tad Cummins abduction is waning.

    04/17/2017 11:38:41 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 10 replies
    The Daily Herald ^ | 4/17/2017 | James Bennet
    Tad Cummins had a way of tricking people a lot more sophisticated than 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas, the former student he’s accused of kidnapping. The 50-year-old fugitive and former Culleoka Unit School teacher fooled his wife, Jill, into believing him when he was accused of kissing Thomas in his classroom. And his two children believed him as he quoted words from the Bible, raising them with his wife of 31 years in Columbia. “She knew that he had been accused of [the kiss] but she did not believe that it had actually occurred,”
  • Elizabeth Thomas: Las Vegas YouTuber Captures Man And Girl On Camera, Is It the Missing Teen and...

    04/11/2017 8:45:07 AM PDT · by Morgana · 19 replies
    inquisitor.com ^ | April 11, 2017 | Aaron Homer
    FULL TITLE: Elizabeth Thomas: Las Vegas YouTuber Captures Man And Girl On Camera, Is It the Missing Teen and Tad Cummings? Has Elizabeth Thomas been spotted in Las Vegas? A YouTube poker vlogger captured what might be the missing Tennessee teenager and her alleged abductor walking past the camera in a crowd, and commenters are convinced that this is a promising lead in the ongoing investigation into her disappearance. As the Tennessean reports, 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas, of Tennessee, has been missing since March 13. She is believed to have either voluntarily left with or have been abducted by her former...
  • Elizabeth Thomas family files court order

    04/07/2017 5:16:28 AM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    WSMV ^ | April 7, 2017 | Carley Gordon
    NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - The family of missing teen Elizabeth Thomas has filed a new court order. homas disappeared nearly four weeks ago. Investigators believe she was kidnapped by her teacher Tad Cummins. Thomas’ family said witnesses are not being forthcoming about what they know. They have now filed a petition in an effort to change that.
  • Tennessee woman claims former teacher accused of kidnapping teen groomed her when she....

    04/05/2017 5:22:31 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    daily mail uk ^ | April 5, 2017 | Ashley Collman For Dailymail.com and Chris Spargo For Dailymail.com and Dailymail.com Reporter
    FULL TITLE: Tennessee woman claims former teacher accused of kidnapping teen groomed her when she was just 15 A Tennessee woman has come forward saying she now thinks a teacher accused of abducting one of his teenage female students exhibited 'grooming' behavior with her when she was 15 years old. Destany Parrish, now 19, described one instance where Tad Cummins, who is accused of aggravated kidnapping and sexual contact with minor Elizabeth Thomas, 15, sang her a 'love song' in the Culleoka Unit School music room. Cummins, 50, and Thomas both disappeared on March 13 and were last seen together...
  • CONFIRMED! New photos show Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thompson in Oklahoma with altered appearances

    04/03/2017 10:14:17 AM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    crimeonline.com ^ | march 31, 2017 | Leigh Egan
    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has confirmed the sighting of former teacher, Tad Cummins, and 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas, in Oklahoma City on March 15. Both Cummins and Elizabeth were seen at a Walmart on East I-240 Service Road in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Cummins reportedly bought food with cash, but nothing else of significance. TBI’s Josh Devine tweeted that they received the photos from a tip that came through yesterday, which explained the delay in getting the information to the public. It appears as if Elizabeth’s hair is now red. Cummins darkened his hair and beard. Investigators are currently trying...
  • BREAKING: TBI confirms Nebraska sighting is NOT Tad Cummins, Elizabeth Thomas

    04/03/2017 9:16:57 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    crimeonline.com ^ | April 3, 2017 | Ellen Killoran
    A pair resembling the missing teen and kidnapping suspect was seen at a Nebraska McDonald’s **UPDATE** The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) determined that the duo sited in Nebraska was not Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas. Original Story The missing teen and the suspect behind a three-week old Amber Alert may have been spotted in Kearney, Nebraska on Sunday. The Kearney Police Department posted an image to its Facebook page of a couple matching the description of Elizabeth Thomas, 15, and Tad Cummins, 50. The image was reportedly taken from a McDonald’s surveillance camera with a time stamp of just...
  • Missing teen, ex-teacher may be in Mexico: Officials

    03/28/2017 12:37:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 29 replies
    abcnews ^ | march 28, 2017 | EMILY SHAPIRO
    This morning, Brent Cooper, district attorney for Maury County, Tennessee, asked members of the public to share the Amber Alert with friends and family in Mexico and Central America, adding that Mexican law enforcement was notified of the Amber Alert and "it's possible that's where they are." Cooper said Cummins "planned this in such a way that he had a 24-hour head start ... easily enough time for him to make it to Mexico."
  • Tennessee law could protect suspected kidnapper of Elizabeth Thomas

    03/26/2017 11:42:52 PM PDT · by Morgana · 25 replies
    whnt ^ | march 27, 2017 | Chelsea Brentzel
    COLUMBIA, Tenn. - A Tennessee District Attorney told WHNT the man believed to have kidnapped 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas could walk away with only a misdemeanor. Investigators have repeatedly said it doesn't matter if the teen willingly left with 50-year-old Tad Cummins. However, Tennessee law doesn't necessarily reflect that statement. In fact, whether or not she went willingly will play a huge role in determining whether or not the District Attorney can prove kidnapping.
  • Cover-up? Did kidnapper’s wife, an admin assistant at school office, know of pervy husband’s.....

    03/26/2017 9:23:31 AM PDT · by Morgana · 24 replies
    crimeonline.com ^ | march 22, 2017 | Leigh Egan
    FULL TITLE: Cover-up? Did kidnapper’s wife, an admin assistant at school office, know of pervy husband’s indiscretions with student? AMBER Alert teen, 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas, is still missing and likely with her former teacher, Tad Cummins, 50. Jill Cummins, Tad’s wife, was apparently working an administrative assistant at the school district’s central office when her husband was reprimanded for having an inappropriate relationship with Elizabeth. Jason Whatley, lawyer for Elizabeth’s father, Anthony Thomas, revealed that even after Tad Cumming was written up for having an inappropriate relationship at school with Elizabeth, he continued to work at the Culleoka Unit High...
  • Missing teen went on field trip with her alleged kidnapper

    03/25/2017 10:54:36 AM PDT · by Morgana · 25 replies
    WSMV ^ | march 24, 2017 | Carley Gordon
    COLUMBIA, TN (WSMV) - The Maury County Public School district is promising better communication as it copes with the disappearance of 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas. nvestigators believe Thomas was kidnapped by her teacher, 50-year-old Tad Cummins, last Monday. Channel 4 has uncovered new information about where Thomas and Cummins were allowed to go together after they were allegedly caught kissing in a classroom.
  • Estranged mother of kidnap victim Elizabeth Thomas shares sorrow, worry over disappearance

    03/24/2017 11:56:56 AM PDT · by Morgana · 19 replies
    WHNT19 ^ | march 24, 2017 | cnn wire
    MAURY COUNTY, Tenn. - Fifteen-year-old Elizabeth Thomas is still missing, as is her accused kidnapper Tad Cummins. Many of her family members have done interviews pleading for her safe return. Now, Kimberly Ann Thomas, Elizabeth's estranged mother is making her plea. "I can't eat. I can't sleep. I'm scared to death," says Thomas. Initially, she didn't know what to do or say. She knew her 15-year-old daughter had disappeared, and she knew some blame her for what's happened. Now she's breaking her silence.
  • Timeline of the alleged kidnapping of Tennessee student Elizabeth Thomas

    03/21/2017 3:01:55 PM PDT · by Morgana · 33 replies
    abcnews ^ | march 21, 2017 | Michael Edison Hayden
    Tad Cummins, a 50-year-old married former high school teacher and Elizabeth Thomas, his 15-year-old former student, have been missing for more than a week -- without any sightings. Here's a timeline of the alleged abduction and the events leading up to it:
  • Wife urges ex-teacher to surrender as search continues for man, teen girl

    03/18/2017 1:02:12 PM PDT · by Morgana · 116 replies
    cnn ^ | march 18, 2017 | Jamiel Lynch, CNN
    (CNN)A former Tennessee teacher has been added to the state's "Top 10 Most Wanted" list after being charged with aggravated kidnapping in the disappearance of a 15-year-old girl. Authorities say Tad Cummins, 50, kidnapped Elizabeth Thomas, a freshman at the high school where Cummins taught until this week. The girl is in imminent danger, they said.